For bikers Ometepe offers great possibilities. The recently repaved road between Moyogalpa and Altagracia is the route most frequently biked.
There are not many cars but instead you will encounter many other (mostly local) cyclists. The distance between the two cities is about 24 kilometers. You will pass by small villages, banana plantations and some spectacular viewpoints.
Ometepe has very fertile soil and lush, tropical vegetation often grows right next to the road. During this trip, you will have a nice view of both the Concepción and Maderas Volcano.
The road levels up and down as it curves its way from Moyogalpa to Altagracia. One moment you will find yourself struggling to get to the top of some hill, the next moment you will race downhill without any effort.
Given the altitude changes and the Nicaraguan temperatures, cycling from Moyogalpa to Altagracia and back can be tough. When you finally arrive and streams of sweat run down you reddened face, nothing beats a cold, refreshing beverage and a comfortable seat.
It will take around one and a half hour to get from Moyogalpa to Altagracia. The return trip takes around the same amount of time. There are also other routes you can travel. Biking around the Concepción Volcano is possible, for instance, but will take more time and effort as you will hit some dirt road after Altagracia. You can also bike to Playa Santo Domingo, but this requires even more energy due to the poor road conditions. It is obviously also possible to stay closer to Moyogalpa. Whatever your aspiration and skills, biking around on Ometepe is one of the most adventurous ways of exploring this unique island!